According to the french paper La Tribune Dassault, Thales ans MBDA officials were in Tripoli last week to discuss several defense contracts. Among them the long expected rafale deal to form a "special force" squadron of 14 fighters. Those rafale would come in support of the Su-30 recently ordered by Tripoli.
The deal is said to be heavyly linked to the EAU rafale purchase which would not be expected before late sepembter, early october.
picture : French Rafale and EAU mirage 2000-9 side by side